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Decision details

Decant Policy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The report presented the Decant Policy to the Committee for approval. The policy provided a clear framework for when decants would be used and ensured that the Council adhered to the relevant legislation for making home loss and disturbance payments to residents.


Ms Lilley asked members to reach out to residents to ask them to engage and provide their feedback with any consultation in order to get the most out of the Housing department. 


A motion was MOVED by Cllr Mrs Pearson and SECONDED by Cllr Mrs  Hones to agree the recommendations in the report.


Following a discussion a vote was taken and it was RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY that: Members are asked to:


Members are asked:

To approve the Decant Policy in Appendix A.


Reason for recommendation

To ensure that the Housing Department has a policy covering the way that decants (both planned and unplanned) are managed and how tenants and leaseholders will be treated.

Report author: Tracey Lilley

Publication date: 04/10/2021

Date of decision: 20/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 20/09/2021 - Environment, Enforcement & Housing Committee

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